The Voice SA winner Richard Stirton has released his first album offering for South Africans fans.
The album, titled Middle Ground, drops five months after he won the first edition of The Voice SA in May.
The 22-year-old described the process behind putting together the album, and the immense pressure behind the scenes of the industry.
He explains that three tracks on the album are his own original songs, while others are customised demo tapes.
Richard says he seen that music is more than just a hobby, and has become more aware of the strategic and business side.
The singer hopes to return to university to further his studies, after studying towards a BCom degree UCT.
I really enjoy learning and feeding my mind. I'll go back at some stage.— Richard Stirton, musician
He plans to do a tour across South Africa after officially launching the album in major cities.
The musician expressed gratitude to his diverse group of fans who've supported him since the start of the competition.
Richard shared an acoustic performance of music and gave listeners a taste of what they can expect from his album.
Listen to the full conversation from The John Maytham Show (with Richard Calland):